Nicole Walker, Partner at Baird Capital, was recently highlighted as one of 29 Black women who are paving their own way in the challenging world of venture capitalism.

Walker has been an integral member of Baird Capital's Venture Capital team since 2013 and focuses on early-to-growth stage healthcare investments. She is a current member of the board of directors at Amphora Medical, Elucent Medical, MI Bioresearch, NeoChord, Inc, NeuMoDx Molecular, and Strata Oncology. Walker is also a Life Science Council member for Springboard Enterprises, an accelerator program dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women.